Synopses & Reviews
Teach Yourself Microsoft Access 2000 is the no-nonsense way to learn the basics of this popular database program. The short, clear steps, easy-reference format, and detailed visuals make it easier to hone those important Access skills in less time. Topics covered include: using wizards to create tables, queries, forms and reports, building relational databases to access and retrieve information, generating, analyzing and creating custom forms and reports, linking a database to a Word document or Excel spreadsheet, publishing Access documents on the Web, and more.
A tutorial introduction to the database program, which addresses all the major features, and provides information on advanced techniques.
An easy-to-learn tutorial that covers all the new features of Microsoft Access 2000, including new Internet publishing features. The book explores how to create databases and tables, customize forms and reports, and create relational databases. Includes exercises and user tips showing innovative ways readers can quickly use Access 2000.
About the Author
Charles Siegel is a computer consultant and writer who specializes in training business users and in writing custom database applications. In addition to authoring books on FoxPro and Paradox, Charles has authored Access for Windows 95 and teach yourself...Access 97 for Windows.
Table of Contents
PART I: Access the Easy Way.
Chapter 1: Getting Started.
Chapter 2: Creating a Database and Table.
Chapter 3: Working with Data.
Chapter 4: Using Queries.
Chapter 5: Using Filters.
Chapter 6: Fast Forms, Reports, and Labels.
PART II: Adding Power.
Chapter 7: Using Relational Databases.
Chapter 8: Designing Custom Forms.
Chapter 9: Designing Custom Forms: Advanced Techniques.
Chapter 10: Designing Custom Reports.
Chapter 11: Using Advanced Queries.
Chapter 12: Saving Time with Macros.
PART III: Utilities and Advanced Topics.
Chapter 13: Defining a Table: Advanced Techniques.
Chapter 14: Working with Expressions.
Chapter 15: Working with Web Pages.
Chapter 16: Working with Active X/OLE Objects.
Chapter 17: Using Access Utilities.
Chapter 18: Using the Help System.
Personal Workbook Answers.